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Piano from Peoria, AZ - Will travel up to 10 miles
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$225 - $1500 per event
Melissa Black is a "classical-crossover" singer, professional pianist, expert music arranger of all styles of music and as an independent musician - she produces,releases and markets all of her own music. She is also a published songwriter (and a member of the songwriters hall of fame). Her music is always by ear and is sold world-wide on CD Baby. At the present time - Melissa has over 400 releases by ear and is Phoenix' most renowned Vocal Coach and Pianist - is the former vocal coach for Jordin Sparks - has a Masters Degree in Voice and Piano and is a 3-time Grammy Nominee. She plays all styles of music by ear and is a hit at parties with kids and young adults since she is one of very few pianists who not only knows the "classics" by ear - but all of today's top rock,pop and country hits. She has played for hundreds of Christmas parties,weddings,receptions,anniversary parties,political fundraisers,etc.. as well as in hotels and country clubs throughout the Phoenix area as well as in Oklahoma City. Melissa was also the main pianist for 3 professional ballet companies. Her favorite thing to do is play for early cocktail hours - background music for people to enjoy before the main event as well as for the dinner hour while guests are enjoying a nice meal.Her music - she knows thousands by ear - features songs by Lady Gaga, Adele, Heart, Cindy Lauper, Cher, The Bangles, Avril Lavigne, Grace, Audra Day, Pat Benetar, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Billy Joel, Journey, Aerosmith, John Legend, OneRepublic, Lukas Graham, Sam Smith, Maroon Five, The Beatles, Queen, Coldplay, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera,Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert,Trisha Yearwood, Beyonce, Rod Stewart, Bruce Springsteen, Glen Campbell, The Gatlin Brothers, - just to name a few! For those that like the sounds of yesterday "The Big Band Era" - Melissa knows lots of those too! Want the music of the 80's? Melissa knows them all - the 70's - same thing! Playing for 10 years at country clubs - Melissa can also sit down and play the old standards. And no pianist can sit and play all of the classic and current country songs like Melissa. Melissa also knows all of the music by ear from the Big Band Era!!
For those needing a fun pianist for Christmas parties - here are Melissa's fees and some of the Christmas songs she plays by ear -

$225 First Hour
$300 Two Hours
$375 Three Hours
One Hour Minimum - Three Hour Maximum

Christmas Songs Melissa performs (By Ear)

White Christmas

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Winter Wonderland

Jingle Bell Rock

Frosty The Snowman


It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

We Three Kings

What Child Is This

Silent Night

Oh Holy Night

Jingle Bells

The 12 Days Of Christmas

Hark The Herald Angels Sing

Joy To The World

The First Noel

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Oh Christmas Tree

It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Oh Come All Ye Faithful

Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem

Silver Bells

Little Drummer Boy

Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire

Away In A Manger

Rockin Around The Christmas Tree

Feliz Navidad

Here Comes Santa Claus

Angels We Have Heard On High

Do You Hear What I Hear
Responds quickly to client requests
Pop Piano
Happy Hours
Bachelorette Parties
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Bachelor Parties
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Please note MELISSA BLACK will also travel to Sun City, Glendale, Youngtown, El Mirage, Sun City West, Phoenix, Surprise, Litchfield Park, Tolleson, Waddell, Wickenburg, Avondale, Goodyear, Wittmann, Paradise Valley, Laveen, Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Tempe, Cashion, Morristown, New River, Mesa, Buckeye, Chandler, Palo Verde, Gilbert, Fountain Hill, Fort Mcdowell, Sun Lakes.